Stormy Skies

© Donna Roberts

Stormy Skies

S J 9/2/2005 12:13:46 AM

There are unlimited variations of the effects which can be applied to the images and here you’ve shown us one of the perfect and simple example, Donna!! Love your idea and the way you executed this image!! Spectacular!!!! #304198

Jenny Bosmans 9/2/2005 12:14:48 AM

Sanjay beat me being first after all! :) But I agree of course! #1795161

Jenny Bosmans 9/2/2005 12:16:26 AM

,,,and what's initial comments dissapeared!!! If anyone else got them, he/she must be very! #1795165

Dan Holm 9/2/2005 12:19:23 AM

From the thumbnail, this image looked like stairs!! EXCELLENT perspective, effects and presentation, Donna!!! #1795171

Cathy Stancil 9/2/2005 12:22:26 AM

So dramatic and beautiful Donna ! I love the effects you used on this awesome image, it just take it to another level of interest...Love it ! #1795180

Jordi Delgado 9/2/2005 12:26:27 AM

That's just IMPRESSIVE, Donna!!! Great shot and effects!!! Love it!!



Kirsi Bertolini 9/2/2005 12:37:26 AM

I think this is a killer look! Light and glare are A+ and comp perfect. #1795217

Donna Roberts 9/2/2005 12:43:37 AM

Jenny wrote (when she *WAS* first).....thanks Jenny!!!!!

I'm first for once!! What a threatening sky this is, Donna!! I just love this spectacular shot and conversion!! Terrific angle of this 'mirror-like' building!! AMAZING!!! :) #1795230

Brian Cassar 9/2/2005 1:20:31 AM

I agree with Sinjay, Donna. There are a lot of options you can apply. Just experiment. Good try. I can even imagine it colourful as well. Well done again! #1795273

Paul E. Earl 9/2/2005 1:34:00 AM

I think I love it!! Very powerful image!! Well done!! Kepp playing with that program! #1795299

Kerby Pfrangle 9/2/2005 1:37:44 AM

this looks like stairs amazing just beautiful. perfect comp and light. Kerby #1795306

Rakesh Syal 9/2/2005 2:25:49 AM

Amazingly beautiful effects, Donna!! #1795370

Paul Michko 9/2/2005 2:32:28 AM

Wow!!! Really great contrast and design element, Donna. Excellent capture. #1795386

Donald K. Cherry 9/2/2005 2:46:16 AM

Awesome, Donna! Wonderful use of effects! #1795416

Kate Jackson 9/2/2005 3:22:38 AM

Love the kind of ghostly effects. The patterns in the reflections are incredible. They look like tartan. #1795479

Willem van Altena 9/2/2005 3:23:32 AM

Amazing image, I love this sort of thing (as you know) and you have such a wonderful eye when it comes to capturing architectonic lines, curves and details! I love this! #1795483

Walter Graziano 9/2/2005 3:51:13 AM

Nice perspective, shot is great Donna! #1795566

Carla Metzler 9/2/2005 4:05:57 AM

I thought it was stairs, too! Great shot and perspective, Donna! Have a wonderful weekend! #1795597

Karen Engelbreth 9/2/2005 5:24:12 AM

Fantastic image - great effects, Donna! #1795884

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 9/2/2005 6:24:25 AM

Just Terrific Donna!!! #1796224

Bobbie Davis 9/2/2005 8:28:09 AM

Awesome Donna!!!!!!! #1796663

cj patterson 9/2/2005 8:33:42 AM

fantastic image donna!!! #1796695

Janet Williams 9/2/2005 12:01:22 PM

What do I think? Well Donna - I think it is absolutely amazing! That sky sets off the shiny buildings so well. Excellent work! #1797275

Judy S. Fung 9/2/2005 12:48:28 PM

Terrific image and effects, Donna! #1797373

Boris Kirpichnikov 9/2/2005 12:54:36 PM

Amazing image and effects! #1797386

Shelly A. Van Camp 9/2/2005 1:09:06 PM

Terrific job! Love the lines, angles and colors !!! Great job, my friend! :) #1797438

Mary Clarke 9/2/2005 1:16:02 PM

What a fabulous image Donna. #1797458

Marsha S. Smith 9/2/2005 3:22:54 PM

This is so stunning. Magical! #1797745

KHAWLA Haddad 9/2/2005 5:44:59 PM

WOW WOW WOW Donna sure we be seeing this again its awesome love it well don!!!!! #1797944

Shelly A. Van Camp 9/3/2005 6:21:03 AM

Wonderful my friend! Love the angle, details and the B&W!!!!!!! :) #1798722

Kristi A. Howson 9/3/2005 11:45:57 PM

Fantastic perspective and contrast here Donna...Just super! #1800232

Donna Roberts 9/4/2005 3:18:01 AM

Thank you all so very much - I appreciate reading your positive encourages me to keep on trying out new ideas.
Catch up with you all soon.
:-) #1800488

Bianca B. Steinfeldt 9/4/2005 9:01:56 AM

The steps to haven!!! Wonderful work! I just love this one!!! YOu did great! #1801413

Donna Roberts 9/4/2005 5:38:47 PM

Thank you Bianca - so nice to hear from you.
:-) #1802157

Goshka G. 9/6/2005 12:11:20 PM

Love the drama and your perspective, Donna!! #1807245

Laura Clay-Ballard 9/6/2005 6:54:13 PM

LOVING THIS! This is incredibly awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and .. btw .. thanks a whole bunch for your comment on my blue sky image! U sure made me smile BIG! #1808429

Chris Macer 9/6/2005 7:54:45 PM

Awesome Donna!!! I love the effects that you have chosen but the comp and lines really make the image. Well done! #1808565

Donna Roberts 9/7/2005 3:44:11 AM

Thank you very much Goshka, Laura and Chris - I really appreciate reading your opinions, you are each so kind.
:-) #1809082

Patrick Perron 9/8/2005 5:30:15 AM

You have very nice urban architecture images in your gallery. I especially like the B&W in this one. #1813495

Donna Roberts 9/8/2005 4:39:43 PM

Hi Patrick - so nice to hear from you.
Thanks for your kind comments and for taking the time to let me know what you think of my gallery images.

Amanda Price 9/9/2005 10:18:14 PM

Ooooo, aaahhh, woooow, niiice! #1820096

Donna Roberts 9/9/2005 11:42:54 PM

LOL - what a fun response!!!
Thanks Amanda!
:-) #1820180

Erland Pillegaard 9/10/2005 2:41:31 AM

Very good picture in B/W
erland #1820403

Donna Roberts 9/15/2005 11:42:36 PM

Thanks so much Erland, great to hear from you.
:-) #1843514

robert burks 10/21/2005 2:59:22 AM

...let me be the first to congratulate you Donna on this finalist...always good to catch up on your gallery from the other side of the world...I like this, like the lines, the composition, the contrasts....very, very well done!
...the name is nice prejudice involved of course!
stormy #1975564

Dominique Declerck 10/21/2005 2:59:47 AM

Fantastic image!!! Congratulations, Donna!!! #1975566

Danilo Piccioni 10/21/2005 4:08:10 AM

So good! Congratulations Donna! #1975816

Robert M. Nicholson 10/21/2005 4:28:26 AM

Congrats Donna! #1975972

Chris Macer 10/21/2005 6:37:28 AM

Congrats again, Donna! Best of luck! #1976682

Joy E. Cobb 10/21/2005 7:09:17 AM

Congratulations on your Finalist, Donna. Awesome image. #1976968

Kristi A. Howson 10/21/2005 8:30:37 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Donna and good luck in the next round! Fantastic B&W values! #1977716

KHAWLA Haddad 10/21/2005 9:43:55 AM

Congratulations on another terrific finalists Donna way to go best of luck in the next round!!!!!! #1978129

Hasmik Hatamian 10/21/2005 10:39:48 AM

Congratulations Donna! These shots are awesome! Well deserved nominations. #1978428

Terry L. Ellis 10/21/2005 1:49:21 PM

Love this, Donna! Congratulations, again, on your finalists! #1979582

Cathy Stancil 10/21/2005 2:30:40 PM

Hourray !! So happy !! Congrats my friend: these are wonderful finalists and we'll see them again very soon !!! #1979810

Donna W. Neal 10/21/2005 3:17:14 PM

Looks like it was worth learning, Donna.
Congratulations once again #1980128

Marsha S. Smith 10/21/2005 6:44:05 PM

Congratulations again, Donna! Wonderful image and perfect effect! #1981372

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 10/21/2005 6:55:46 PM

Congrats to you Donna, again and again! #1981462

Debbie Hartley 10/21/2005 6:55:47 PM

Congratulations Donna! Love the effects! #1981463

Debra Booth 10/22/2005 6:43:33 AM

Congratulations, Donna!! #1983337

Willem van Altena 10/22/2005 7:14:05 AM

Hey Donna, well done, I really love this image and I am glad the jury agrees!!! In the meantime I am still in shock for having made the final with a photo I really didn't think anything of, I guess the judges will never cease to amaze me. Jeffrey says hi from his ledge, by the way! LOL #1983465

Jeffrey D. Ziebell 10/22/2005 9:01:04 AM

Hi from the ledge, well done on being picked, its always nice to see such wondferful images in the finals. Great to see, well done sweetness.:) #1984013

Katrina McMeans 10/22/2005 7:05:27 PM

This is AWESOME, Donna! I'm betting this will place further! BEAUTIFUL work of art!
~K #1986002

Boris Kirpichnikov 10/22/2005 7:42:18 PM

Congtatulations,Donna!I so glad to see this awesome image in the final!Hope to see it again! #1986164

Jill Flynn 10/22/2005 8:21:36 PM

Congratulations AGAIN Donna! This is STUNNING!!! #1986288

Donna Roberts 10/22/2005 11:39:51 PM

Thank you all so much, I really appreciate you taking the time to say congrats (amongst the hundreds of others there were to comment on).
Stormy....perhaps you are my good luck charm, any time I dedicate an image to you or have 'stormy' in the title, it gets noticed....LOL
Willem & OzOS.....thanks so much for making me laugh so much......
I am overwhelmed by the response...CHEERS!
:-) #1986562

Stanley J. Contrades 10/22/2005 11:57:34 PM

WTG, Donna!! CONGRATULATIONS once again, and the very best to you in the next judging!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1986586

Donna Roberts 10/23/2005 12:32:59 AM

Stan - your well wishes mean so much coming from a fantastic photographer with your level of skill. I truly appreciate your on-going support.
Thank you.
:-) #1986623

Sandra Freyler 10/23/2005 7:15:28 PM

Congratulations Donna! Awesome image! Great job on the black and white! #1990015

Donna Roberts 10/24/2005 1:53:40 AM

Hi Sandra, thanks so much - it is always a pleasure to hear from you and read your kind comments.
:-) #1990810

Susie Peek-Swint 10/27/2005 3:29:18 AM

Congrats again Donna ~ fantastic work! #2002990

Donna Roberts 10/27/2005 3:40:15 PM

Thanks so much Susan, I really liked this one myself and was so pleased it was picked.
:-) #2005450

Mary K. Robison 1/21/2006 11:31:01 PM

A belated CONGRATULATIONS! to you, Donna, for this gleaming finalist!
I'm glad to read that it was a personal favorite of yours. It's always nice when an image you really spent time on, and are proud of, gets the "seal of approval" from those hard-to-figure bp judges...:} #2320620

Donna Roberts 1/21/2006 11:47:24 PM

Hi Mary - your encouraging words mean so much, I have again lucked for the finals this month so I cheered myself up a little by putting all the past images to the forefront to remind myself I am capable of being chosen...LOL
It is always so nice to hear from you and read your positive words.
Thank you!

Mary K. Robison 1/22/2006 12:03:15 AM

Hey, Donna ~ THIS is where I thought the computer ate my lengthy note to you! (I thought it was on MY photo discussion thread.)
Big surprise ~ it all actually made it through! #2320667

Donna Roberts 1/22/2006 12:14:41 AM

LOL - it made its way through just fine Mary, thanks again.

Jill Odice 1/24/2006 4:45:39 PM

Congrats Donna! I love this shot! You did good DDU :-) #2333352

Donna Roberts 1/24/2006 11:35:27 PM

Thanks Jill, I too love this image.....great to hear from you.
:-) #2334725

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Have a great weekend everyone & I will catch up with you again on Monday.

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